Driver’s li­cence, please...

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Get your Code EB driver’s li­cence

It isn’t il­le­gal to hitch a trailer be­hind your car­a­van. The trans­port act was how­ever phrased to make pro­vi­sion for trucks and trac­tors tow­ing more than just one trailer. When tak­ing into ac­count the reg­u­la­tions re­gard­ing driver’s li­cences, the gross com­bi­na­tion mass and the brake sys­tem of the en­tire tow­ing com­bi­na­tion, it be­comes tech­ni­cally quite prob­lem­atic to legally drive your own lit­tle hol­i­day “train”.

If you want to tow a Jur­gens Penta and a Ven­ter trailer, for in­stance, the re­quire­ment that ap­ply are as fol­lows: Tow­ing ve­hi­cle The tare of the tow­ing ve­hi­cle must be more than 2 tons. (A Land Cruiser qual­i­fies, but not the Nis­san Champ that you in­her­ited from your un­cle.)

Driver’s li­cence You need to have an EC1 driver’s li­cence (or a Code 14 li­cence, which was is­sued prior to 1998.)

Trailer Even the trailer towed be­hind the car­a­van will have to be fit­ted with spe­cial brakes.

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